D.C. woman sexually assaulted, police say

A woman was sexually assaulted in the District on Sunday morning after someone came to her door asking to use the telephone, D.C. police said.

They said the woman answered a knock on her door about 3:45 a.m. in a neighborhood near Rhode Island Avenue and North Capitol Street to find someone who asked to use the phone. After he went inside, she was attacked, police said.

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They said the assailant was described as a black male, 5 feet 8 to 5 feet 10, with a dark complexion and short hair, with no facial hair. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, and khaki pants, police said.

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